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Today's News

  • United Way accepts Bullitt grant requests

    LOUISVILLE - Metro United Way has issued a request for proposals to provide funds to non-profit agencies in Bullitt County.  The funding opportunity is open to all non-profit organizations serving Bullitt County, with a priority on those that align with Metro United Way's focus on Education, Financial Stability and Health - the basic building blocks for a better life for all. 

  • Kickoff rally by Tea Party set to give people voice

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - No matter the party. No matter who is in office.
     There is a certain portion of the electorate who are not pleased with the way government is being run on various levels.
     As a way to bring awareness to the discontent with the entire process, the Bullitt County Voice of Independence Tea Party will use the upcoming holiday to kickoff its campaign of information.
     The Independence Day Kickoff will be held at the First Street Park in Shepherdsville on Friday, June 29.

  • Eight-year-old determined to do something to cure cancer

                CLERMONT - Autumn Fox, 8, is the same age that Alexandra "Alex" Scott was when she died.

                Alex was diagnosed with a childhood cancer, neuroblastoma, shortly before her first birthday. During her short life she hosted lemonade stands to raise money for cancer research.

  • Longest day provides lot of time to have host of physical activities

                SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Summer Solstice provides the longest amount of daylight for the Earth's Northern Hemisphere, and the Bullitt County Coalition for Recreation, Education and Wellness (CREW) took advantage of it.

                The extra daylight was the primary reason for The Longest Day of Play, an outdoor fun community event held at Shepherdsville City Park.

  • Hunt selected as GOP fall nominee

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - After two unsuccessful bids for Bullitt County magistrate, Mount Washington resident Bob Hunt will have another shot at the second district seat in November.

    During a recent special meeting of the Bullitt County Republican Party held at the Shepherdsville Government Center, party leaders chose Hunt to be the Grand Old Party’s nominee in the general election.

    Hunt, who has been a member of the party for many years, said he was honored to be nominated.

    “It means a lot to be chosen by your peers,” Hunt said.

  • Summer Soccer Camp Fun

    There has been plenty of soccer action in Bullitt County since the end of the school year for both boys and girls.

    The annual Charger Youth Soccer Camp was held at Bullitt East under the direction of boys’ coach Mike Brangers.

    Last week, there was a new event at North Bullitt that was being conducted by Lady Eagle head coach Ryan Bringhurst and his staff.

  • Minyard decides on hoops future at Indiana Southeast

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Unlike many high school seniors, Bullitt Central's Seaera Minyard had to go through a lengthy checklist even before she started the process of selecting a college to attend.
     First and foremost, Minyard had to decide which sport she wanted to pursue at the next level. Or, she had to decide how many sports to consider.
     As is often the case, those things worked themselves out. When Minyard started talking to college basketball and softball coaches, she was getting better financial aide from basketball.

  • McKnight headed to Centre to continue basketball career

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Unlike some college seniors, Bullitt Central's Kaitlyn McKnight said that the recruiting process was never difficult for her.
     That was probably why McKnight was smiling throughout a ceremony this spring in the Bullitt Central library as she signed to play her college basketball at Centre College in Danville.
     McKnight will follow the same path as her high school coach. Bryan Bates also attended Centre College.

  • East boys' track ranked 5th in the state this season

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - Track and field in Kentucky is divided into three different classes and that is not going to change anytime soon.
     So, that means that we have three state champion boys' teams in any one season.
     This spring, Bullitt East had the best finish ever for a local squad, finishing fifth in the Boys' Class AA State Championships at the University of Louisville in May. North Bullitt finished 10th that day, another strong finish.

  • Extreme caution urged as dry conditions, fireworks don’t mix

      LOUISVILLE — The Fourth of July is often celebrated with dazzling displays of fireworks, but emergency physicians with Jewish Hospital, a part of KentuckyOne Health, encourage individuals to take precautions to stay safe while enjoying Independence Day.

    According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), in 2010 more than 8,500 people were treated in emergency rooms for firework-related injuries.